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 T - Them


Them: Whomever has the demerit and shortcomings of not belonging to Our Group.

The common ground for common men to hold that one of Them is evidently worse than one of Us is that Them lack the distinction of belonging to Our Group.



See also: Clifford, Mens, Totalitarian, Us, We, Wishful thinking,


Browning, Goffman, Laqueur

 Original: Aug 8, 2004                                                 Last edited: 20 September 2007.   Top